- 1Verify (figures or information) by using an alternative source or method: always try to cross-check your bearings (as noun cross-checking) no cross-checking has been doneMore example sentences
- Reporters too seldom attempt to cross-check official information with sources on the street.
- All information would be held on a central National Identity Register, so that police and other officials could cross-check information held on each card.
- They suggest that more work is needed to cross-check the information they obtained from the study.
- 2 Ice Hockey Obstruct (an opponent) illegally with the stick held horizontally in both hands.More example sentences
- He cross-checks everybody but he doesn't play the way Foote plays.
- They cross-check him or knock him down just to get rid of him and end up taking a penalty.
- He is fervent in his belief that if the officials do their part by consistently applying the rule book on hooking, holding, slashing and cross-checking, the game is better for it.
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- 1An instance of verifying something by using an alternative source or method: as a cross-check, they were also asked to give their date of birthMore example sentences
- It recommends that such cross-checks be conducted by privately-run entities employing registered auditors.
- The animal's DNA is stored and random cross-checks are carried out with meat form the supermarket counter.
- Together with regular reviews and inspections, this provides an intricate system of checks and cross-checks which, taken together, provide a robust security net.
- 2 Ice Hockey An illegal obstruction using the stick held horizontally in both hands.More example sentences
- He was felled by a cross-check from behind.
- The centre, who had started the melee with a cross-check before the puck was dropped, drew the extra minor penalty.
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